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RRB ALP Exam Duration

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RRB ALP Exam Duration

RRB ALP Exam Duration

Time management is vital in obtaining a good score in any competitive exam. Thus, knowledge of the RRB ALP Exam Pattern, RRB ALP Exam Syllabus and primarily RRB ALP Exam Duration is very crucial to increase efficiency, accuracy, productivity and primarily to be able to complete the exams in the allotted exam duration.


The RRB ALP and Technicians selection process has two Stages i.e. First Stage CBT and the Second Stage CBT are written exams (conducted online).

shape Duration

1. RRB ALP Exam Duration – First Stage CBT:

S.No Sections No. of Questions Time allocated
1 Mathematics 75 60 minutes
2 General Intelligence and Reasoning
3 General Science
4 General awareness on current affairs



2. RRB ALP Exam Duration- Second Stage CBT:

PART A

S.No Sections No. of Questions Time allocated
1 Mathematics 100 90 minutes
2 General Intelligence and Reasoning
3 Basic Science and Engineering
4 General Awareness on Current Affairs


PART B

S.No Engineering Discipline
(Diploma/Degree)
Relevant trade for PART B Qualifying
Test to be selected from
No. of Questions Time allocated
1 Electrical Engineering and combination of
various streams of Electrical Engineering
Electrician / Instrument Mechanic / Wiremen
/Winder(Armature) / Refrigeration and Air
Conditioning Mechanic
75 60 minutes
2 Electronics Engineering and combination of
various streams of Electronics Engineering
Electronics Mechanic / Mechanic Radio & TV
3 Mechanical Engineering and combination of
various streams of Mechanical Engineering
Fitter / Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Tractor
Mechanic / Mechanic Diesel / Turner /
Machinist / Refrigeration and Air
Conditioning Mechanic/ Heat Engine /
Millwright Maintenance Mechanic
4 Automobile Engineering and combination of
various streams of Automobile Engineering
Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Tractor Mechanic /
Mechanic Diesel / Heat Engine /
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
5 HSC(10+2) with Physics and Maths Electrician / Electronics Mechanic / Wireman



3. RRB ALP Exam Duration – Important Notes:

  • The duration of the RRB ALP First Stage CBT is 60 minutes, but, the candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 2 hours or more : for completion of formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents, logging in, giving of instructions, etc.

  • The reporting time mentioned on the call letter is prior to the Start time of the test.

  • The duration of the RRB ALP Second Stage CBT Part A is 90 minutes & Part B is 60 minutes, but, the candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 2 hours 30 minutes or more : for completion of formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents, logging in, giving of instructions, etc.